Courts & Cases

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A crowd gathers outside the Supreme Court early Tuesday in Washington after Politico published a draft opinion suggesting the high court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. The report represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process. – AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Biden blasts ‘radical’ Roe draft, warns other rights at risk

President Joe Biden on Tuesday blasted a “radical” Supreme Court draft opinion that would throw out the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights ruling that has stood for a half century. He warned that other privacy rights including same-sex marriage and birth control are at risk if the justices follow through on the draft that the court emphasized was not final.
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Justices’ views on abortion in their own words and votes

When the Supreme Court heard arguments in a major abortion case from Mississippi in December, it was clear to observers that there was substantial support among the court’s conservative majority for overruling two landmark decisions that established and reaffirmed a woman’s right to an abortion.
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Supreme Court rules against Boston in Christian flag case

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that Boston violated the free speech rights of a conservative activist when it refused his request to fly a Christian flag on a flagpole outside City Hall.

Trial Notebook

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Past-conduct rule blocked declaratory judgment for insurance company

Travelers Indemnity Co. asked for declaratory judgment blessing its decision to reject a condominium association’s demand for the appraisal procedure provided under an insurance policy.

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